DALLAS — Colorado voters could slam the door on public borrowing when they go to the polls in November, a possibility that has the bond community and government officials preparing for a worst-case scenario.

Three proposals that have been qualified for the ballot — amendments 60 and 61, and Proposition 101 — would curtail revenue and limit or forbid debt by all forms of government in the state. Proposition 61 would completely ban borrowing by the state, including tax and revenue anticipation notes that are used to smooth cash flows over the year.

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